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What I bought – 12 October 2011

But novelists write for countless reasons: for money, for fame, for reviewers, for parents, for friends, for loved ones; for vanity, for pride, for curiosity, for amusement: as skilled furniture makers enjoy making furniture, as drunkards like drinking, as judges like judging, as Sicilians like emptying a shotgun into an enemy’s back. I could fill a box with reasons, and they would all be true, though not true of all. Only one same reason is shared by all of us: we wish to create as real as, but other than the world that is. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)

Yes, Glenn Fabry drew this in 2005! I'm not sure what's going on with Williams' obsession with X-rays in this issue Kalvachev does some nice covers for this series, I'll tell you what Man, talk about zipping along! This could get messy He's just a dude who likes his vodka and milk, man! 'Nuff said! Well, holy crap He's auditioning for Flashdance! So sad it's over! Who doesn't love evil Boy Scouts?
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A review a day: Curio Cabinet

I don’t review everything I read. Occasionally I’ll skip something that I just don’t like all that much, because I don’t feel inspired to write about it. That’s why you don’t often see me savaging something here, because it’s just too much of a pain in the butt to do so. I’ll do it, of course, especially if the book deserves it, but I don’t like to do it that often. But I also receive books for free in the mail, and I feel obligated to review them. So what happens when I get a book in the mail that I don’t like? Well, you get reviews like this one. I’ll try to be nice!
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A review a day: Monsters

After a few days of single-issue stuff, let’s hit the thick stuff, okay? Today: HERPES!!!!!! (Yes, really.)
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A review a day: PS Comics

Here’s another comic I received in the mail. I love getting comics in the mail. It’s a strange rush!
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